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Historical Events In 1968

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Jul 26   Lilian Harvey, British actress (Congress Dances), dies in the year 1968.  

Jul 27   Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem J M A Asselbergs], literary, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Race Riot in Gary Indiana in the year 1968.  

Jul 28   Charles W Mayo, US surgeon, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Mount Arenal, Costa Rica kills 80 in Pelee-type eruption on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history pope Paul VI reaffirms stand against artificial birth control  

Jul 30   In the year 1968 beatles' Apple Boutique closes, entire inventory is given away  

Jul 30   Jon Leifs, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1968.  

Jul 31   On this day in history beatles close Apple Boutique, giving clothes away for free  

Jul 31   On this day in history gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66  

Aug 03   Constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   100,000 attend Newport Pop Festival, Costa Mesa, Calif on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Luther Perkins American guitarist in the year 1968.  

Aug 06   Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Race riot in Miami Florida in the year 1968.  

Aug 09   Yugoslav president Tito visits Prague on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies in the year 1968.  

Aug 12   Pieter J Auld, mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81 in the year 1968.  

Aug 14   In the year 1968 in the Northern Celebesa a 7.4 earthquake caused tsunami waves, reaching up to 300 meters inland,took some 200 lives and destroyed 700 houses. Wave heights were estimated at 8 to 10 meters  

Aug 15   On this day in history edward Kilenyi, composer, dies at 84  

Aug 15   On this day in history pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting  

Aug 16   On this day in history luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71  

Aug 18   Cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52 in the year 1968.  

Aug 19   Sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44 in the year 1968.  

Aug 20   On this day in history 650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia  

Aug 20   Earl Sande, US jockey (Kentucky Derby), dies at 69 in the year 1968.  

Aug 20   In the year 1968 russian and Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia  

Aug 21   In the year 1968 after 5 years Russia once again jams Voice of America radio  

Aug 21   On this day in history democratic Convention opens in Chicago  

Aug 21   On this day in history radio Prague (Czech) at 12 50 AM announces a soviet led invasion. Warsaw Pact forces enter Czechoslovakia to end reform movement  

Aug 21   In the year 1968 radio Prague (Czech) at 12:50 AM announces a soviet led invasion. Warsaw Pact forces enter Czechoslovakia to end reform movement  

Aug 21   In the year 1968 vladimir Boudnik, Czech sculptor, commits suicide at about 45  

Aug 21   On this day in history william Dana reaches 80 km (last high-altitude X-15 flight)  

Aug 22   In the year 1968 cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry  

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

Jan 03   Kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa) was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies  

Jan 04   In the year 1968 joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  

Jan 05   On this day in history jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

Jan 06   In the year 1968 kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   On this day in history death of prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

Jan 10   In the year 1968 basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)  

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